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Microfilm Edition of Mark Twain's Manuscripts at Berkeley: Manuscript Letters


Microfilm Edition of Mark Twain's Manuscript Letters Now in the Mark Twain Papers, The Bancroft Library University of California, Berkeley. The texts reproduced here include holograph manuscripts as well as dictated manuscripts, in the hand of an amanuensis, for both published and heretofore unpublished letters by Mark Twain or members of his immediate family. Originals of the letters included here are held by the Mark Twain Papers.
ISBN: 1-893663-10-8 | OskiCat record


Vol. 1: Autographs, miscellaneous inkograms and envelopes, undated letters, and letters written from 1853 through January 1869

Vol. 2: Letters written from February 1869 through June 1870

Vol. 3: Letters written from July 1870 through 1873

Vol. 4: Letters written from 1874 through 1882

Vol. 5: Letters written from 1883 through 1886

Vol. 6: Letters written from 1887 through 1891

Vol. 7: Letters written from 1892 through April 1894

Vol. 8: Letters written from May 1894 through 1898

Vol. 9: Letters written from 1899 through 1902

Vol. 10: Letters written from 1903 through June 1906

Vol. 11: Letters written from July 1906 through April 1910 and addenda

Note: letters through 1875 have been edited as part of Mark Twain's Letters (six volumes printed as of 2002). All of our edited letters are available at